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Huston, John 1906-1987

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Most widely held works by John Huston
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

228 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

212 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching streams which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to destroy a German warship
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

81 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

101 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The black cauldron by Walt Disney( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoever releases the mysterious Black Cauldron's powers will be invincible! The fearsome Horned King will do anything to possess it, but he is challenged by the most unlikely adversary: a young assistant pig keeper named Taran. With a motley team of the brave Princess Eilonwy, a minstrel named Fflewddur Fflam, and Hen-Wen, a remarkable pig who can predict the future, Taran embarks on a quest to stop the Black Cauldron's evil once and for all
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

107 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

84 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Annie by John Huston( Visual )

52 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Visual )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Henry Fleming and his grappling with fear and courage as a Union Army recruit during the Civil War
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

92 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather- beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life -- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

84 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish musical production of the story about comic strip character Little Orphan Annie who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

61 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist. Based on the book by W.R. Burnett
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

48 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

77 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

73 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
The Maltese Falcon by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

82 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
 
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Houston , John

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Τζον Χιούστον

Джон Г'юстон

Джон Х'юстан

Джон Хюстън

Хастон Джон

Хьюстон Джон

Џон Хјустон

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ג'ון יוסטון במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

جان هیوستون تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون هيوستن

جون هيوستون، 1906-1987

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ჯონ ჰიუსტონი

존 휴스턴

휴스턴, 존 1906-1987

ジョン・ヒューストン

ヒューストン, ジョン

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